person-centered care

A Closer Look at Person- & Family-Centered Care
, Caregiving

A recent article in Public Policy and Aging Report looks at the importance of person- and family-centered care (PFCC) when individuals and their families are…

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Promising Findings from Community-Based Health Program for Older Chinese Immigrants
, Person Centered Care

Older Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States have higher rates of chronic physical illness, and of comorbidity (the presence of two or…

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Fear of Falling: Safety Concerns & Physical Activity
, Care Quality, Falls Reduction

While hospitalization is often necessary, it can carry risks for older adults—around 30 percent of hospitalizations among older adults lead to a loss of ability…

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Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Fall Prevention
, Care Quality, Falls Reduction, Newsworthy

An article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society summarizes the updated (2010) American Geriatrics Society/ British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention…

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Rethinking Clinicians’ Understanding of Culture in Treating Older Adults
, Health & Wellness, Person Centered Care

A recent Journal of the American Geriatric Society article shows that, among the medical fields, an improved understanding of culture is particularly important in geriatrics.…

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